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  1. The relationship between presenting blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke patients and outcome is complex. Several studies have demonstrated a U-shaped curve with worse outcomes when blood pressure is high o...

    Authors: Michael De Georgia, Theodore Bowen, K. Rose Duncan and Alex Bou Chebl
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:12
  2. Treatment of relapsed or refractory primary CNS lymphoma (r/r PCNSL) is difficult, particularly in patients not eligible for high dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell transplantation (HDC-ASCT). No stan...

    Authors: Sabine Seidel, Thomas Kowalski, Verena Nilius-Eliliwi, Roland Schroers and Uwe Schlegel
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:8
  3. Post-stroke dysphagia (PSD) is common and can lead to serious complications. Pharyngeal sensory impairment is assumed to contribute to PSD. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between PSD...

    Authors: Bendix Labeit, Anne Jung, Sigrid Ahring, Stephan Oelenberg, Paul Muhle, Malte Roderigo, Fiona Wenninger, Jonas von Itter, Inga Claus, Tobias Warnecke, Rainer Dziewas and Sonja Suntrup-Krueger
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:7
  4. Regional deprivation has been shown to be an influential factor in stroke incidence risk. However, there is a paucity of knowledge on regional differences in stroke incidence and mortality in Germany.

    Authors: Matthias Hans Belau, Heiko Becher, Maya Riefflin, Dirk Bartig, Lars Schwettmann, Christopher Jan Schwarzbach and Armin Grau
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:6
  5. Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a devastating type of stroke with a huge impact on patients and families. Expanded use of oral anticoagulants and ageing population might contribute to an epidemio...

    Authors: Ludovica De Rosa, Renzo Manara, Francesca Vodret, Caterina Kulyk, Florian Montano, Alessio Pieroni, Federica Viaro, Maria Luisa Zedde, Rosa Napoletano, Mario Ermani and Claudio Baracchini
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:5
  6. Ulnar mononeuropathy at the elbow is the second most frequent neuropathy in humans. Diagnosis is based on clinical and electrophysiological criteria and, more recently, also on ultrasound. Cross-sectional ult...

    Authors: José Manuel Pardal-Fernández, Inmaculada Diaz-Maroto, Tomás Segura and Carlos de Cabo
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:4
  7. Echocardiography is highly relevant in patients with ischemic stroke or TIA. Utilization of routine echocardiographic examinations [transthoracic (TTE) or transesophageal (TEE)] on stroke units remains however...

    Authors: Timolaos Rizos, Ekkehart Jenetzky, Darius Günther Nabavi, Karl Georg Haeusler, Rolf Wachter, Martin Ossenbrink, Peter Arthur Ringleb and Otto Busse
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:3
  8. The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic role of hematoma characteristics and hematoma expansion (HE) in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH).

    Authors: Renzo Manara, Ludovica De Rosa, Francesca Vodret, Caterina Kulyk, Renato Pennella, Eleonora Contrino, Giacomo Cester, Francesco Causin, Alessio Pieroni, Federica Viaro, Maria Luisa Zedde, Rosario Pascarella, Rosa Napoletano and Claudio Baracchini
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:2
  9. We review key design elements of positive randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) treatment and summarize their main characteristics.

    Authors: L. Yperzeele, A. Shoamanesh, Y. V. Venugopalan, S. Chapman, M. V. Mazya, M. Charalambous, V. Caso, W. Hacke, P. M. Bath and I. Koltsov
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:1
  10. The medical care of patients with myositis is a great challenge in clinical practice. This is due to the rarity of these disease, the complexity of diagnosis and management as well as the lack of systematic an...

    Authors: Marc Pawlitzki, Laura Acar, Lars Masanneck, Alice Willison, Liesa Regner-Nelke, Christopher Nelke, Helmut L’hoest, Ursula Marschall, Jens Schmidt, Sven G. Meuth and Tobias Ruck
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:62
  11. Safety and efficacy data on intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) for acute ischemic stroke (AIS) in case of known left ventricular thrombus (LVT) are lacking. We present the case of a 35-year-old male with disabling...

    Authors: Sofia Kitmeridou, Dimitrios Tsiptsios, Dimos Tsalkidis, Evlampia A. Psatha, Ioannis Iliopoulos, Nikolaos Aggelousis and Konstantinos Vadikolias
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:61

    The Letter to the editor to this article has been published in Neurological Research and Practice 2023 5:10

  12. The ALS Functional Rating Scale in its revised version (ALSFRS-R) is a disease-specific severity score that reflects motor impairment and functional deterioration in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (...

    Authors: André Maier, Matthias Boentert, Peter Reilich, Simon Witzel, Susanne Petri, Julian Großkreutz, Moritz Metelmann, Paul Lingor, Isabell Cordts, Johannes Dorst, Daniel Zeller, René Günther, Tim Hagenacker, Torsten Grehl, Susanne Spittel, Joachim Schuster…
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:60
  13. Post-stroke depression (PSD) is an important and frequent non-motor complication after a stroke. As valid prediction of PSD occurrence is still not possible, the unselective use of preventive therapy in stroke...

    Authors: Daniel Richter, Andreas Ebert, Lisa Mazul-Wach, Quirin Ruland, Jeyanthan Charles-James, Ralf Gold, Georgios Tsivgoulis, Georg Juckel and Christos Krogias
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:59
  14. Patients with a left (LHS) or right hemispheric stroke (RHS) differ in terms of clinical symptoms due to lateralization of specific cortical functions. Studies on functional outcome after stroke and endovascul...

    Authors: Milani Deb-Chatterji, Fabian Flottmann, Lukas Meyer, Caspar Brekenfeld, Jens Fiehler, Christian Gerloff and Götz Thomalla
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:58
  15. Misdiagnosis of seizure-like events (SLE) in emergency situations is common. Here, we evaluate whether a single, video-based lesson highlighting distinguishing semiological features can improve the diagnostic ...

    Authors: Wenke Grönheit, Vanessa Behrens, Tatjana Liakina, Christoph Kellinghaus, Soheyl Noachtar, Stoyan Popkirov, Tim Wehner, Eva Brammen and Jörg Wellmer
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:56
  16. Therapeutic options targeting inflammation in multiple sclerosis (MS) have evolved rapidly for relapsing–remitting MS, whereas few therapies are available for progressive forms of MS, in particular secondary p...

    Authors: Liesa Regner-Nelke, Marc Pawlitzki, Alice Willison, Leoni Rolfes, Sinem-Hilal Oezalp, Christopher Nelke, Tristan Kölsche, Melanie Korsen, Matthias Grothe, Sergiu Groppa, Felix Luessi, Sinah Engel, Gereon Nelles, Eckhard Bonmann, Holger Roick, Anke Friedrich…
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:55
  17. Seizure Related 6 Homolog Like 2 (SEZ6L2) protein has been shown to have implications in neuronal and especially motor function development. In oncology, overexpression of SEZ6L2 serves as a negative prognosti...

    Authors: Annika Kather, Florian Holtbernd, Robert Brunkhorst, Dimah Hasan, Robert Markewitz, Klaus-Peter Wandinger, Martin Wiesmann, Jörg B. Schulz and Simone C. Tauber
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:54
  18. Recent studies have indicated that long-term neurological sequelae after COVID-19 are not accompanied by an increase of canonical biomarkers of central nervous system injury in blood, but subgroup stratificati...

    Authors: Laura de Boni, Alexandru Odainic, Natalie Gancarczyk, Luisa Kaluza, Christian P. Strassburg, Xenia A. K. Kersting, Joseph M. Johnson, Ullrich Wüllner, Susanne V. Schmidt, Jacob Nattermann and Gabor C. Petzold
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:53
  19. In the treatment of status epilepticus less is known about the influence of comorbidities on the safety profile of anticonvulsive drugs. Especially patients with diabetes mellitus may be predisposed to certain...

    Authors: Annekatrin Müller, Judith von Hofen-Hohloch, Carolin Awissus, Jens Przybilla, Achmed Mrestani and Joseph Classen
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:52
  20. Slow orthostatic tremor is an extremely rare movement disorder with relatively low-frequency tremor (< 13 Hz) in the legs and trunk, which is evoked by standing. There is still much controversy regarding its p...

    Authors: N. Ahmad Aziz, Marcus Grobe-Einsler and Oliver Kaut
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:51
  21. Although there are well known sex differences in older patients with ischemic stroke receiving acute reperfusion treatments, there is paucity of data in younger patients.

    Authors: Ralph Weber, Evgenia Winezki, Aristeidis H. Katsanos, Melissa Cueillette, Karim Hajjar, Elif Yamac, Roland Veltkamp and Rene Chapot
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:50
  22. We sought to determine the utility of PET-MRI in diagnosing Idiopathic Inflammatory Myositis (IIM), and look for association between FDG uptake and clinical, pathological and laboratory parameters.

    Authors: Manu Santhappan Girija, Ravindu Tiwari, Seena Vengalil, Saraswati Nashi, Veeramani Preethish-Kumar, Kiran Polavarapu, Karthik Kulanthaivelu, Arpana Arbind, Mainak Bardhan, Akshata Huddar, Gopikrishnan Unnikrishnan, Valasani Ravi Kiran, Tanushree Chawla, Bevinahalli Nandeesh, Chandana Nagaraj and Atchayaram Nalini
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:49
  23. Cervical dystonia (CD) is characterized by involuntary contractions of the cervical muscles. Data on long-term effectiveness of deep brain stimulation (DBS) are rare. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ...

    Authors: Clemens Jacksch, Kirsten E. Zeuner, Ann-Kristin Helmers, Karsten Witt, Günther Deuschl and Steffen Paschen
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:48
  24. Several non-motor symptoms are present in Parkinson's disease (PD), including increasing prevalence rates of cognitive impairment during disease progression. Due to its multifaceted nature, PD management invol...

    Authors: Jennifer Michels, Cornelius J. Werner, Beate Schumann-Werner, Jörg B. Schulz, Ana S. Costa and Kathrin Reetz
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:47
  25. This study aims to characterize the impact of apraxia and visuospatial neglect on stroke patients’ cognitive and functional outcomes during early rehabilitation. Prior work implies an unfavorable effect of vis...

    Authors: S. Latarnik, J. Stahl, S. Vossel, C. Grefkes, G. R. Fink and P. H. Weiss
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:46
  26. To mitigate the potential consequences of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on public life, the German Federal Government and Ministry of Health enacted a strict lockdown protocol on March 16, 2...

    Authors: Kimberly Körbel, Felix Rosenow, Margarita Maltseva, Heiko Müller, Juliane Schulz, Panagiota-Eleni Tsalouchidou, Lisa Langenbruch, Stjepana Kovac, Katja Menzler, Mario Hamacher, Felix von Podewils, Laurent M. Willems, Catrin Mann and Adam Strzelczyk
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:44
  27. Autoimmune-mediated neural inflammation can affect both the central and the peripheral nervous system. Recently, antibodies against the peripheral membrane protein flotillin have been described in patients wit...

    Authors: Tobias A. Wagner-Altendorf, Klaus-Peter Wandinger, Robert Markewitz, Anna Antufjew, Tobias Boppel and Thomas F. Münte
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:43
  28. Oral anticoagulation (OAC) is the mainstay of secondary prevention in ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). However, in AF patients with large vessel occlusion stroke treated by endovascular ...

    Authors: Johannes M. Weller, Franziska Dorn, Julius N. Meissner, Sebastian Stösser, Niklas M. Beckonert, Julia Nordsiek, Christine Kindler, Christoph Riegler, Fee Keil, Gabor C. Petzold and Felix J. Bode
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:42
  29. Brain tumor related epilepsy (BTRE) is a common complication of cerebral tumors and its incidence is highly dependent on the type of tumor, ranging from 10–15% in brain metastases to > 80% in low grade gliomas...

    Authors: Sabine Seidel, Tim Wehner, Dorothea Miller, Jörg Wellmer, Uwe Schlegel and Wenke Grönheit
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:45
  30. With the optimization of medical care structures and the rapid progress in the development of new therapeutic methods, an increase in life expectancy is observed in patients with neuromuscular diseases. This l...

    Authors: Michael Fleischer, Bayram Coskun, Benjamin Stolte, Adela Della-Marina, Heike Kölbel, Hildegard Lax, Michael Nonnemacher, Christoph Kleinschnitz, Ulrike Schara-Schmidt and Tim Hagenacker
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:41
  31. Chronic headache due to the overuse of medication for the treatment of migraine attacks has a prevalence of 0.5–2.0%. This guideline provides guidance for the management of medication overuse (MO) and medicati...

    Authors: Hans-Christoph Diener, Peter Kropp, Thomas Dresler, Stefan Evers, Stefanie Förderreuther, Charly Gaul, Dagny Holle-Lee, Arne May, Uwe Niederberger, Sabrina Moll, Christoph Schankin and Christian Lampl
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:37
  32. Hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes mellitus, particularly type 1 can mimic acute ischemic stroke by causing focal neurological deficits. In acute ischemic stroke, the interpretation of emergency imaging in...

    Authors: Jennifer Sartor-Pfeiffer, Mirjam Lingel, Maria-Ioanna Stefanou, Tobias Lindig, Benjamin Bender, Sven Poli, Ulf Ziemann, Andreas Fritsche, Katharina Feil and Annerose Mengel
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:36
  33. Super-refractory status epilepticus (SRSE) represents the culmination of refractory status epilepticus (RSE) and carries a significant risk of poor neurological outcome and high mortality. RSE is not defined p...

    Authors: Michael P Malter and Janina Neuneier
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:35
  34. Adenylyl cyclase 5 (ADCY5) related dyskinesia is a rare disorder characterized by early-onset paroxysmal choreoathetosis, dystonia, myoclonus, or a combination of the above, which primarily involved the limbs,...

    Authors: Shih-Ying Chen, Chen-Jui Ho, Yan-Ting Lu, Chih-Hsiang Lin and Meng-Han Tsai
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:39
  35. In order to inspire and attract young people to Neurology, we must offer high-quality and attractive teaching! To improve neurological education at our Medical School (Technical University of Munich), we conve...

    Authors: Katharina Mosene, Henrik Heitmann, Dennis Pötter and Friederike Schmidt-Graf
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:31
  36. Levamisole is a common adulterant of cocaine and has been associated with reversible leukoencephalopathy in cocaine users. We report a case of two episodes with severe neurological symptoms and multifocal whit...

    Authors: Nadine Tollens, Philip Post, Michael Martins Dos Santos, Pascal Niggemann, Melanie Warken and Joachim Wolf
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:38
  37. Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a neuro-ophthalmological emergency whose optimal management is still under debate and due to the absence of definite guidelines, practice is expected to vary. We aime...

    Authors: Carolin Hoyer, Simon Winzer, Egbert Matthé, Ida Heinle, Vesile Sandikci, Darius Nabavi, Michael Platten, Volker Puetz and Kristina Szabo
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:30
  38. Subacute cerebellar ataxia combined with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pleocytosis is the result of an immune response that can occur due to viral infections, paraneoplastic diseases or autoimmune-mediated mechani...

    Authors: Christof Klötzsch, Matthias Böhmert, Ruxandra Hermann, Bianca Teegen, Kristin Rentzsch and Andreas Till
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:29
  39. The ongoing expansion of the cosmetic armamentarium of facial rejuvenation fails to uncover the inherent risks of cosmetic interventions. Informed consent to all risks of cosmetic filler injections and potenti...

    Authors: Alexandra Lucaciu, Patrick Felix Samp, Elke Hattingen, Roxane-Isabelle Kestner, Petra Davidova, Thomas Kohnen, Jasmin Rudolph, Andreas Dietz, Helmuth Steinmetz and Adam Strzelczyk
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:40
  40. Infection with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) leads to COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease-2019). SARS-CoV-2 acute infection may be associated with an increased incidence of neurol...

    Authors: Christiana Franke, Peter Berlit and Harald Prüss
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:28
  41. The individualized clinical and public health management of the COVID-19 pandemic have changed over time, including care of people with PD. The objective was to investigate whether in-hospital COVID-19 outcome...

    Authors: Raphael Scherbaum, Dirk Bartig, Daniel Richter, Eun Hae Kwon, Siegfried Muhlack, Ralf Gold, Christos Krogias and Lars Tönges
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:27
  42. External ventricular drains (EVD) are commonly used in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) patients and can be life-saving by diverting cerebrospinal fluid. However, the overall relationship between EVD ...

    Authors: Sarah E. Nelson, Jose I. Suarez, Alexander Sigmon, Jun Hua, Casey Weiner, Haris I. Sair and Robert D. Stevens
    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2022 4:25

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